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Perdue Farms, Inc. Manufacturing Systems Administrator in Accomac, Virginia

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.

Summary

This position will provide day-to-day plant systems support to plant and distribution center inventory control, warehouse management, product labeling, and other manufacturing systems components as they relate to processing plant operations, control and supply chain management systems. Supports call documentation, problem resolution, and specialized user support will be provided. Proper call trails will be maintained for future reference and follow-up services. Software/hardware testing and change control will be completed to minimize/eliminate adverse impact of system changes to overall supply chain infrastructure. Assists the Applications, Infrastructure, and Telecommunications Support teams in change and version management and problem resolution. Enforces Corporate Manufacturing Systems policy, procedures and best practices.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides support for all information and manufacturing system operations activities (multi-shift), including computer and network operations, troubleshooting, data control/security, documentation, software version control, change control, security, backup/recovery and system performance.

  • Demonstrates skills necessary to support all supply chain applications, process control, scaling/labeling, desk top computing and network.

  • Understands the hardware, software and applications from a users’ standpoint to ensure proper problem resolution. Monitors system performance, perform system checks, and enforce procedures established for system use. Enforces Corporate Mfg system administrator, LAN administrator, change management, asset management, technical standards, policy, procedures and best practices. Audits and reports facility non-compliance and remediation plans.

  • Responsible for activities associated with the problem identification, prioritization, and resolution of reported computer system problems. Monitors and responds to technical hardware and software problems.

  • Assists with the implementing of hardware/software/application changes and additions. Ensures users are using system properly to maintain data integrity, security and recoverability. Assists Corporate Mfg Systems in Project Management, network and application support. Participates in Manufacturing Systems problem reporting, project planning and corporate communication sessions.

Minimum Education

  • Associates degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronic Technology or Business Management

  • 2 years related work experience or in the absence of an Associates degree, total experience equals 6 years.

Experience Requirements

Requires experience or education in microprocessor based equipment, Microsoft product knowledge on Server and Desktop Operating Systems, Voice/Data, Network Administration (Microsoft) and Database Administration. Experience with Unix or Linux operating systems is a bonus. Work hours may be adjusted to accommodate support requirements. Requires on-call time for non-scheduled work hours.

Experience Preferred

BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronic Technology, Engineering or Business Management or related discipline. Additional experience in manufacturing systems such as ComputerWay Food Systems, OSSID, Marel or Kronos Time and Attendance. Project management experience and/or education.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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